Soulitude in Blogs

13 Jun: Five entrepreneurs redefining the boutique hotel landscape

Manish Chandra is a small-time hotelier. He runs two hotels with 17 rooms. He addresses all the pre-booking calls himself — at times up to 50 calls a day. He may be small-time, but he is not a garden lodge operator catering to backpackers. For starters, Chandra’s properties are deep in Uttarakhand, one overlooks the majestic Himalayan range, and the other is by the serene Kalsa river.

25 May: Where to stay in Uttarakhand

The hills are alive with all sorts of places you can stay at. Soulitude in the Himalayas is featured in the list of Condé Nast Traveler’s top 20 luxury resorts to stay in Uttarakhand.

21 Apr: Soulitude by the Mountains

Unwind in the fresh mountain breeze and take it the majestic view of the hills in all its splendour at ‘Soulitude by the Mountains’. It was an old house, now restored to a wonderful homestay and is located at Gagar, an idyllic hamlet located at 2,100 meters near Nainital. The place offers a stunning 180 degree view of the Kumaon Himalayas.

05 Oct: Road Trip To Kumaon

Let us go on a road trip to Kumaon. But first let us ponder a bit – What is better than a road trip? Well to start a road trip with strangers and end with friends. So that in nutshell friends summarizes my road trip to Kumaon for a week. It started with a simple message on twitter. If I would like to join on Road Trip to Kumaon? Now Kumaon is not your typical touristy area, the beauty of…

02 Oct: Lakes, Peaks & Privacy at Soulitude Himalayan

With names like Bliss and Quietude {just giving you an idea of what to expect}, Soulitude houses 10 rooms done up in wooden panels and comfortable bedding and seating. The colours used are all warm and homey, and did we mention the large windows? Those valley views are where it’s at.

28 Sep: Enjoy Sky full of Stars from your cottage

If you really want to feel the exotica of Himalayas, then this place is a must visit for you. Soulitude is very beautifully crafted masterpiece property on the foothills of Kumaon Himalayan Range. You can say it a luxury hotel where you can spend a very good quality time with your friends and loved one. The property is locate far away from the hustle of city where you can forget everything and just enjoy the serene beauty of the mountains….

12 Feb: Anniversary special – Part 2 (Soulitude by the Riverside)

‘Cookin in pajamas’ After about one and half hour of trek, we decided to walk downhill crossing some local homes and smiling women doing their daily chores. The guarding dogs always greeted us with their barks, as compared to the cows/buffaloes who didn’t seem bothered. The homes, as we saw, were always painted bright in colours of blue, green, pink. There is a lot of use of Batan-Una (Pata-varvanta as we call in Marathi! It is a flat stone and…

12 Feb: 100th post : Anniversary special- Soulitude by the Riverside

‘Cookin in pajamas’ There are some experiences in life which cannot be described in words. I am sure each one of us has gone through this. A moment which could only be felt but expressed, a dish which could only be tasted than reviewed, a scenic beauty which could only be seen through the eyes than captured in a camera or the love that touched your soul than just showed. Well, last few days i have gone through all this!…

30 Dec: Rustic Soulitude – by the River A gurgling river, chirping birds, a himalayan cliff that rises majestically a few thousand feet – and no sign of humanity. Some places cannot be described by words they need poetry. Soulitude by the Riverside is one such place. A place that is black and white – a place you will love and give a perfect 10 and want to come again and again or just say this is not my kind of place. I give it a perfect…